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Free concert of ‘Choral Gems’ in Danbury on Saturday

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The Danbury Concert Chorus will present a free concert of “Choral Gems” this weekend. It will be at St. James Episcopal Church in Danbury on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. Conducted by Christine R. Howlett, the group will perform a variety of beloved choral works, including folk song arrangements by Aaron Copland, “I Was Glad,” […] [Read More]
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My Dad’s Truck plays benefit coffeehouse at A Common Ground in Danbury on Saturday, Oct. 25

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Local acoustic trio My Dad’s Truck will be the featured band at an Oct. 25 coffeehouse to benefit Danbury Arts in Action at A Common Ground community arts center. That’s at 33 Crosby St. in Danbury. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m., with an open mic at 8 p.m. before My Dad’s Truck begins at […] [Read More]
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Darien actress plays third wheel to ‘Partners in Crime’

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It’s one thing to be hired as a personal assistant, quite another to be filmed while doing it. But, for an improv pro such as Karen Summerton, it’s all part of the territory. “I had a lot of fun,” she said of her varied chores, adding that it was less about the tasks and more […] [Read More]

Where to party Halloween night in Southwestern Connecticut

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Halloween is not just for kids. If you don’t plan on spending Halloween night trick-or-treating with little ones, here’s a guide to some grown-up fun in Southwestern Connecticut. [Read More]
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Improv group gets down to work in Stamford Oct. 24

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Just what does it take to work well in the world of work? One group of young people soon will be discovering that answer in a way that will hardly seem like, well, work. Sea Tea Improv, a Hartford, Conn.-based performing company (pictured), is set to put a spotlight on career aspirations, office politics and […] [Read More]
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Johannes String Quartet to perform in Newtown

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The Johannes String Quartet plays with technical polish and deep musical understanding. This dynamic ensemble will perform at the Edmond Town Hall Theater on Sunday, Oct. 26. The 3 p.m. event is the second of six concerts presented by the Newtown Friends of Music this season. The Johannes features violinist Soovin Kim, the first American […] [Read More]
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Get your nail art on at pop-up salon Saturday at Ridgefield’s Aldrich museum, in conjunction with colorful exhibit

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The art won’t only be on the walls at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum on Saturday, Oct. 25. Vanity Projects, a nail salon in New York, is bringing its designs to Ridgefield for a one-day-only pop-up salon. Vanity Projects merges a high-end nail-art studio with video-art programming in its Lower East Side space. At The […] [Read More]
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Colleen Plimpton returns to discuss ‘All Season Color in the Garden’ in presentation at Newtown’s library

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Colleen Plimpton will present her program, “All Season Color in the Garden” to The Garden Club of Newtown on Tuesday, Oct. 28, but you don’t need to be a member to attend. The 1 p.m. presentation will be in the Cyrenius H. Booth Library at 25 Main St. in Newtown. Perennials will be the main […] [Read More]
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Ferguson Library talk marks Hurricane Sandy anniversary

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With the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy less than two weeks away, the Ferguson Library in Stamford will be bringing Adam Sobel to its auditorium to speak about his book, “Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate and the Extreme Weather of the Past and Future.” Among the subjects to be discussed at the Tuesday, […] [Read More]

Two comics and dinner at Vista on the Hill in Brewster, N.Y.

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Vista on the Hill Concert Series presents its 22 Annual Comedy Night on Saturday, Nov.1, in Brewster, N.Y. Dinner is included and two comedians – Mike Fine and Tony V — will perform, followed by the popular joke-off. Fine has performed everywhere from South Dakota to Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Hamptons. He’s written for Friars Club […] [Read More]
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